Plane had department on test flight before crash

Roy Ramos, Reporter

MIRAMAR, Fla. – A small plane crashed Monday morning in the backyard of a home in Miramar.

Sky 10 was above the scene in the 2200 block of Jamaica Drive shortly after noon as the plane appeared to have nosedived near the pool of a home.

Local 10 News has since learned that a woman and her 2-year-old child were inside the home at the time, but they were not injured.

Authorities have not yet confirmed how many people were onboard the plane or whether there were any survivors.

According to airport personnel, a mechanic had been working on the small plane, which had departed on a test flight shortly before it crashed.

Power has been shut off in the area as a precaution.

Miramar police and Miramar Fire Rescue personnel remain at the scene.